[LUNI] Kernel panic after installing self built 2.4.26
me at heyjay.com
me at heyjay.com
Sat Apr 17 08:24:47 CDT 2004
Thanks for the pointer to uncomment "prompt" and "timeout" in lilo.
I built a new 2.4.26 kernel and it compiled fine and booted. Thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Frost" <joe-list at the-frosts.org>
To: "Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion"
<luni at luni.org>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 7:41 AM
Subject: Re: [LUNI] Kernel panic after installing self built 2.4.26
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 11:46:44PM -0500, me at heyjay.com wrote:
> > > of course not, I don't know what I'm doing. But I'll go do it now
> > And after doing that I got pages of: modprobe ... can't find
> > /lib/modules/xxxx
> > I'm gonna reinstall I think
> Just so you know I think you're a really good sport for sticking with
> this nonsense.
> Next time you recompile the kernel in Debian try using the
> kernel-package tool.
> # apt-get install kernel-package
> Then you can copy /boot/config-2.4.xx to /usr/src/linux (but, as you
> know, be prepared for a long wait). And run make oldconfig in /usr/src.
> Alternatively, you can run make oldconfig and then make menuconfig to
> configure the kernel options. Now here's where we depart from what I
> believe you did in the past. (And I think I said this before, but I'm
> old, so please forgive me).
> Edit /etc/lilo.conf and remove the comment before prompt and timeout.
> I think this is why it went straight into the foobarred kernel.
> (If you want to test the changes to lilo run /sbin/lilo and reboot)
> # make-kpkg -rev 00+jay kernel_image
> # cd /usr/src/
> # dpkg -i kernel-image_2.4.xx_00+jay_i386.deb
> You'll get prompted to make a boot floppy (might not be a bad idea) and
> to run lilo. Reboot. Now lilo should prompt you which kernel to
> load. Linux being the newly built kernel and LinuxOLD being the
> previous kernel.
> Good Luck!
> > Jay
> Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion
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